This article first appeared in The Times on July 20th, 2009. This edited version is reprinted with thanks.
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Breast is best? Exposing the myths of breastfeeding
Article first published online: 18 NOV 2010
© 2009 The Times
Volume 7, Issue 4, pages 168–170, December 2010
How to Cite
Rumbelow, H. (2010), Breast is best? Exposing the myths of breastfeeding. Significance, 7: 168–170. doi: 10.1111/j.1740-9713.2010.00453.x
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Mothers are constantly urged to breastfeed; but how strong is the evidence that it is better than formula milk? Our article, by Helen Rumbelow, examines the evidence for this piece of received wisdom. It was runner-up in the Royal Statistical Society's awards for statistical excellence in journalism for 2010.